Monday, April 27, 2009

The Big Problem of Big People

Obesity has become global concern affecting the lives of millions of people. It has been a common social problem most notable in industrialized countries. Obesity is often defined as an eating disorder. However, it is not as simple as eating too much. Health experts consider this as a serious and chronic disease common in today’s society.

Results from The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III say that the number of obese adults in the United States is almost one-third on the total adult population. And approximately 300,000 adult deaths in the United States each year are directly attributable to unhealthy dietary habits and physical inactivity or obesity.

Obesity is such a problem for American adults as most eat a diet high in fat and sugar, and are physically inactive. It is not a hidden problem, but society fails to tackle it head on. Size is not the only issue in being obese but rather the most concerning fact is that it gives rise to health related illnesses like heart related diseases and high blood pressure. Diabetes, renal failure, colon cancer and strokes are examples of harmful diseases caused by obesity.

In order to fight this weight problem, you have to accept the fact that there is a problem and this problem is making your life miserable. You must be ready to seek help, guidance and advice in order to help yourself. We have to look for routines that will help us eliminate toxins form our body, as well as ensure that our metabolism functions optimally to burn fat faster. In that case, we may consider looking for a plan that make use of exercise to help preserve and build muscle tissue, and make sure that we are gaining the most out of it.


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